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Background imageBoat Collection: As a warm June evening draws to a close two men enjoy a leisure hour in the evening sun

As a warm June evening draws to a close two men enjoy a leisure hour in the evening sun alongside Cardiff Docks, Wales. 8th June 1962

Background imageBoat Collection: Sir Winston Churchill and wife Clementine seen here returning by boat after an inspection

Sir Winston Churchill and wife Clementine seen here returning by boat after an inspection of bomb damage in the docks, London. 27th September 1940

Background imageBoat Collection: Simple Minds, filming on the Clyde, in front of Barrowland, Glasgow, Scotland

Simple Minds, filming on the Clyde, in front of Barrowland, Glasgow, Scotland, 22nd November 1983. Left to right. Mick MacNeill, Charlie Burchill, Jim Kerr, Mel Gaynor and Derek Forbes

Background imageBoat Collection: Raby Mere, a Wirral beauty spot, , Merseyside. 3rd August 1937

Raby Mere, a Wirral beauty spot, , Merseyside. 3rd August 1937

Background imageBoat Collection: Gousse Arsene, 27, deck swabber on the Pierre Guillaumat, a 555, 000 ton Cargo Ship

Gousse Arsene, 27, deck swabber on the Pierre Guillaumat, a 555, 000 ton Cargo Ship. OPS Him riding a bicycle on the huge deck of the super-tanker. 24th January 1980

Background imageBoat Collection: Norwegian Windjammer Christian Radich in a Tall Ships Race

Norwegian Windjammer Christian Radich in a Tall Ships Race, leading the way out of Plymouth, Devon. 30th July 1970

Background imageBoat Collection: River Clyde, shipbuilding industry in Glasgow, Scotland. May 1951

River Clyde, shipbuilding industry in Glasgow, Scotland. May 1951

Background imageBoat Collection: Ferry Crossing on the River Wansbeck at North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland

Ferry Crossing on the River Wansbeck at North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland, 11th February 1930. Pictured, Ferryman Robert Wheatley, who has been working the crossing for 55 years

Background imageBoat Collection: Cunard line steamship SS Ascania. 11th August 1958

Cunard line steamship SS Ascania. 11th August 1958

Background imageBoat Collection: Tenbys new 47 foot long Tyne Class lifeboat, the RFA Sir Galahad

Tenbys new 47 foot long Tyne Class lifeboat, the RFA Sir Galahad, arrives at the Tenby RNLI station yesterday. 14th July 1986

Background imageBoat Collection: Cow Roast Lock, near Tring, Hertfordshire. Circa 1950

Cow Roast Lock, near Tring, Hertfordshire. Circa 1950

Background imageBoat Collection: Denise Perry, Glamour Model, 11th June 1976

Denise Perry, Glamour Model, 11th June 1976

Background imageBoat Collection: Clothing Beach. Model Carol Dwyer gets a cheeky glance as she poses in a revealing

Clothing Beach. Model Carol Dwyer gets a cheeky glance as she poses in a revealing swimsuit down by the riverside. Three hundred girls have ordered similar suits from a Shrewsbury boutique

Background imageBoat Collection: Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain)

Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain), Tommy Moss (2nd coxswain), John Scott (motor mechanic)

Background imageBoat Collection: Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at

Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at Cresswell, Northumberland, and it is not clear which boat is pictured here

Background imageBoat Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will make its journey from The Tyne at Newcastle Quayside to the Town Moor, Newcastle

Background imageBoat Collection: Joyce Lewis, aged 25 years, Isle of Man Beach Beauty. June 1955

Joyce Lewis, aged 25 years, Isle of Man Beach Beauty. June 1955

Background imageBoat Collection: Fishing boats frozen in Whitstable Harbour, Kent. 20th January 1966

Fishing boats frozen in Whitstable Harbour, Kent. 20th January 1966

Background imageBoat Collection: The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer

The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer, Paul Henderson and David Thompson put an inshore boat through its paces. Picture taken 23rd July 1984

Background imageBoat Collection: Mr Robert Wheatley of Cambois, who has operated a ferry across the River Wansbeck for

Mr Robert Wheatley of Cambois, who has operated a ferry across the River Wansbeck for nearly 60 years, preparing to take a passenger across the river at Cambois. 14th January 1936

Background imageBoat Collection: Doweys boat building yard in North Shields. Circa 1850

Doweys boat building yard in North Shields. Circa 1850

Background imageBoat Collection: Aerial view showing London docks in the East, 1951

Aerial view showing London docks in the East, 1951

Background imageBoat Collection: April 1908 Suffragettes launch boat at Putney Bridge London with notices announcing

April 1908 Suffragettes launch boat at Putney Bridge London with notices announcing upcoming Votes For Women Meeting in Hyde Park London on Sunday June 21st - on Boat Race Day - Suffragette Mrs

Background imageBoat Collection: The ship Oxfordshire later renamed the Fairstar

The ship Oxfordshire later renamed the Fairstar, the (Fun Ship) was a popular Australian cruise ship operating out of Sydney during a career lasting almost 25 years

Background imageBoat Collection: Rescue operation of Mini Sub. Mother ship Vickers Voyager with mini sub Pisces V after an

Rescue operation of Mini Sub. Mother ship Vickers Voyager with mini sub Pisces V after an attempt to locate the sub. Life line white nylon rope from the stern of the ship. 31st August 1973

Background imageBoat Collection: Donald Crowhurst who will leave Teignmouth to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe

Donald Crowhurst who will leave Teignmouth to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Round the World Race with the Trimaran - Teignmouth Electron boat

Background imageBoat Collection: The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was

The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was washed overboard. Picture taken 17th November 1968

Background imageBoat Collection: The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island

The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island, Northumberland, on its way to Berwick. She is 45 feet long by 12.5 feet, and has an 80 h.p. engine. Picture taken 13th June 1930

Background imageBoat Collection: The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage

The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage. Four maroons were fired as she started her three-day trip to an Essex yard for repairs

Background imageBoat Collection: Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England

Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England. Boat number 37-36 Sir Alec Rose, lone round-the-world yachtsman and founder member of the Shoreline membership scheme

Background imageBoat Collection: Take Me High 1973, filming on location in Wootton Wawen

Take Me High 1973, filming on location in Wootton Wawen, a village in the Stratford-on-Avon district of Warwickshire, England, Thursday 7th June 1973, the film stars Cliff Richard and Deborah Watling

Background imageBoat Collection: Blyth lifeboat returning to the lifeboat house after being put out to a vessel in

Blyth lifeboat returning to the lifeboat house after being put out to a vessel in distress. 13th January 1932

Background imageBoat Collection: The P&O ocean liner Canberra. 23rd May 1961

The P&O ocean liner Canberra. 23rd May 1961

Background imageBoat Collection: Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like

Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like the team leader) and his crew aboard the Guide Friendship (serial number B - 514) inshore lifeboat

Background imageBoat Collection: The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford

The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford, had been in operation since 1886, (86 years old in 1968) but is being pictured here being hoisted onto a lorry and taken 340 miles away to rest in Exeter

Background imageBoat Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick

The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick Swan lifeboat was built in 1918. and was 41.80 feet (12.75 m) long

Background imageBoat Collection: Tenby lifeboat crew, 1953

Tenby lifeboat crew, 1953

Background imageBoat Collection: Monas Isle Steamer Launch, Birkenhead, Merseyside

Monas Isle Steamer Launch, Birkenhead, Merseyside
Monas Isle, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Companys fifth postwar passenger steamer, was launched from Cammell Lairds yard at Birkenhead, Thursday 12th October 1950

Background imageBoat Collection: Finnieston ferry January 1953 Passenger ferry crossing River Clyde between

Finnieston ferry January 1953 Passenger ferry crossing River Clyde between Finnieston and Govan Glasgow

Background imageBoat Collection: The frozen River Thames at Teddington January 1940

The frozen River Thames at Teddington January 1940

Background imageBoat Collection: The United States Ocean Liner entering service at speed between Capla Hague

The United States Ocean Liner entering service at speed between Capla Hague and Alderney. 3rd July 1952

Background imageBoat Collection: Nina Carter, model, pictured in August 1972. Location unknown

Nina Carter, model, pictured in August 1972. Location unknown. Nina Carter, (born Penelope Jane Mallett) was a well known model in the 1970s, and a singer

Background imageBoat Collection: The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in

The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in 1789. The history of the first ever LifeBoat from https

Background imageBoat Collection: Tenby lifeboat coxswain Alan Thomas at the Tenby lifeboat station before being presented

Tenby lifeboat coxswain Alan Thomas at the Tenby lifeboat station before being presented with the Royal national Lifeboat Institutions silver medal for gallantry in London. 22nd May 1990

Background imageBoat Collection: The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence

The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence, sometimes called The Working Mans Royal Yacht Club, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, Sunday 8th May 1949

Background imageBoat Collection: Billy Connolly launches his Tickety-boo tea in London - 18 / 10 / 1999

Billy Connolly launches his Tickety-boo tea in London - 18 / 10 / 1999
Billy Connolly launches his Tickety-boo tea in London - 18/10/1999

Background imageBoat Collection: Queen Elizabeth II at The Way We Were Museum at Wigan Pier. 21st March 1986

Queen Elizabeth II at The Way We Were Museum at Wigan Pier. 21st March 1986

Background imageBoat Collection: During his visit to London, David Cassidy stay aboard the 120 ft luxury yacht '

During his visit to London, David Cassidy stay aboard the 120 ft luxury yacht " Ocean Sabre" which he has personally chartered and which is moored in the Thames off Tower Pier



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